Citations with the tag: AMBEDKAR, B. R. (Bhimrao Ramji), 1891-1956

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  • ANDHRA PRADESH: Ambedkar Statue Desecrated Again.
     // India -- West; 2/3/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 11, pA44 

    The article reports on desecration of a statue of social reformer B. R. Ambedkar in Andhra Pradesh, India's East Godavari region triggering protests.

  • Huge Furore over Ambedkar Cartoon in Textbook.
     // India -- West; 5/18/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 26, pA35 

    The article presents information on furore over a cartoon of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar in a school textbook in India.

  • New York Consulate Marks Ambedka's Birth Anniversary.
     // News India Times; 4/26/2013, Vol. 44 Issue 17, p11 

    This article announces the celebration of the 122nd birthday anniversary of B. R. Ambedkar by the Consulate General of India in New York at the consulate premises on April 14, 2013.

    Khaparde, Vaishali // International Journal of Humanities & Social Science; Aug2011, Vol. 1 Issue 10, p153 

    The Study examines use of the Internet of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. A well structured questionnaire was distributed among the 371 research scholars of social science departments in university under study. Findings of this study show that internet is being heavily...

  • The house of dark arts.
    Khaparde, Vaishali // India Today; 5/28/2012, p24 

    The article focuses on the controversy that surrounds the political art created by political cartoonist Shankar. He has depicted Indian orator and editor Bhimrao Ramji "Babasaheb" Ambedkar in a drawing that shows the slow progression of Indian political life. A government minister has promised...

  • Low-caste Hindus adopt new faith.
    Khaparde, Vaishali // Asian Pacific Post; 10/26/2006, p5 

    The article discusses the actions of the Dalits, the lowest rank in the Hindu caste system, to attend mass ceremonies and be converted to Buddhists in Nagpur, India. The ceremonies, which mark the 50th anniversary of the adoption of Buddhism by the scholar Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, were part of a...

  • AMBEDKAR VILLAGES An Alternative to Village Development Case Studies from Lucknow.
    Narender Kumar // Voice of Dalit; Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p9 

    The article presents a study on the origin of Ambedkar villages in 1991, a name derived from Indian politician, philosopher and historian Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, pertaining to villages having significant dalit population that were named as Ambedkar Villages under the banner of a scheme popularly...

    Zelliot, Eleanor // Voice of Dalit; Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p77 

    The author discusses the effort to extend the visualization of Dalit experience and its imagery to the most oppressed of the Dalit community in India. She mentions the importance of the identification of Dalits with the past great Buddhist's art among common folk. She also cites the role of...

  • Dr. Ambedkar Speaks Out.
    Zelliot, Eleanor // Time; 10/22/1951, Vol. 58 Issue 17, p40 

    The article discusses criticisms by Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, India's Minister of Law, against the government's policies, both domestic and international.

  • Fifty Million Converts?
    Zelliot, Eleanor // Time; 6/19/1950, Vol. 55 Issue 25, p63 

    The article profiles Indian Minister of Law Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. Ambedkar was reared in the Hindu teaching who can influence a high-caste Indian. He has changed his life from being untouchable since he was elected public official because the Indian government declared untouachability as...

  • Ambedkar's importance.
    Cain, David // New Internationalist; Jul2011, Issue 444, p7 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Agenda" in issue 442 of the journal.

    Priya, Padma // Journal of Governance & Public Policy; Jul-Dec2012, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p46 

    Ostensibly conceived by the Congress leaders coming to power after independence and troubled by faction fights in states driven by their Party's local leaders and haunted by the spectre of communism rising in Telangana, Article 356 has been used, misused and abused over the last seven decades to...

  • Dalits Oppose Shifting Statue.
    Priya, Padma // India -- West; 1/27/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 10, pA44 

    The article reports on the opposition of some dalit organizations in Bangalore, India regarding the Metro Rail Transit Corp.'s underground work in front of Vidhana Soudha secretariat that would shift the statue of Indian scholar and statesman Bhimrao Rmji Ambedkar.

    Amrut, Babu // Golden Research Thoughts; Dec2011, Vol. 1 Issue 6, Special section p1 

    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was one of the illustrious sons of India, Who struggled to restructure the Indian society on the most egalitarian and humanitarian principles. He was not only a great national leader but also a distinguished scholar of international repute. He was the first Indian...

    Nagoorkani, P. // Indian Streams Research Journal; Jul2013, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p1 

    M.C.Rajah, a prominent Dalit leader of South India emerged even before the rise of B.R.Ambedkar as national leader. Certainly, he was a pioneer to B.R.Ambedkar in the socio-political renaissance movement of the Depressed Classes in the first half of the Twentieth Century. He was the architect of...

  • Incredible Indian.
    Nagoorkani, P. // New Statesman; 4/30/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5103, p63 

    A photograph is presented of a worker cleaning a portrait of Bhim Rao Ambedkar, an Indian political leader and activist, on April 13, 2012 in Hyderabad, India.

    Amrut, Babu; VidyaSagar, I. S. // Indian Streams Research Journal; Jan2012, Vol. 1 Issue 12, Special section p1 

    Political power in Ambedkar's political strategy played a very important role. He believed that empowerment of the Scheduled Castes could bring about change in their social, economic and political life. He also believed as an article of faith that through political rights, the vulnerable...

  • Marital Quality in Inter-caste and Intra-caste Marriages.
    Arumugham, Packiaraj // International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences; 2012, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p17 

    This paper examines the relationship between the marital quality of inter-caste marriage (marriage between the members of lower castes and upper castes) and intra-caste marriage (marriage within one's own caste) participants. The Caste system is peculiar to India. Baldauf (2001) states, "Caste...

    Halu, Basavarajeshwari // Golden Research Thoughts; Jun2014, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p1 

    For in India a man is not scavenger because of his work. He is a scavenger because of his birth, irrespective of the question whether he does scavenging or not" Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Despite laws abolishing the inhuman practice of manual scavenging, over a million of dalits in 'superpower India' are...

  • Portrait of B.R. Ambedkar Unveiled at SF Consulate.
    Halu, Basavarajeshwari // India -- West; 8/22/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 40, pA26 

    No abstract available.

  • IDA Organizes Community Oral Health Camp.
    Halu, Basavarajeshwari // IDA Times; Jan2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p12 

    The article reports on father of Indian Constitution B.R. Ambedkar's death anniversary celebrations held at Chaitya Bhoomi in India on December 6, 2014 and the Indian Dental Association's (IDA) oral checkup campaign organized with help from Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd.'s health centre at the site.

  • An Enlightened Education.
    Komuves, Anita // Transitions Online; 4/25/2011, p1 

    The article offers information on the Ambedkar High School in Hungary. It informs that Tibor Derdak is the principal of the school. It tells that in 2007, Derdak founded the Jai Bhim Buddhist community based on the teachings of Bimrao Ramji Ambedkar, first justice minister of the free India...

  • Histories of Politics after Political History: Reflections from South Asian Historiography.
    Chaturvedi, Vinayak // Perspectives on History; May2011, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p28 

    The article presents discussion regarding the status of political history as a discipline as of 2011. The author focuses on trends and developments seen in South Asian historiography in the previous century. A distinction is made between the "histories of politics" and "political history" within...

  • India's Dalits: Racism and Contemporary Change.
    ZELLIOT, ELEANOR // Global Dialogue; Summer/Fall2010, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p1 

    The article offers information related to the history of Dalits in India. It says that Dalits means ground down or suppressed in Sanskrit and is used for the oppressed people, particularly the ex-Untouchables in India which entails that Indian Constitution makes untouchability a legal offense....

  • Dr B. R. Ambedkar: The Father of the Indian Constitution.
    ZELLIOT, ELEANOR // India: A Wealth of Diversity; 1997, p58 

    A chapter from the book "India: A Wealth of Diversity" that features B. R. Ambedkar, the father of the Indian constitution is presented. Ambedkar led the two hundred million Dalits, who are also known as the Untouchables in their struggle against the tyranny of caste. Ambedkar's real name is...

    Anuradha Mukherjee // Voice of Dalit; Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1 

    The article discusses the emergence of the Dalit identity of modern India due to the ideology of Indian politician, philosopher and historian Dr. B. R. Ambedkar that led to militant aspect due to lack of homogeneity. It mentions the crucial role played by Dalits and other subalterns as new...

  • Last rights.
    Bhupta, Malini // India Today;  

    The article states that Buddhist Gautam Korde alleges that Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar is discriminated even in death. The allegation comes after a Hindu crematorium in Dadar, India refused to cremate him. Korde advocate Susan Kunjuraman has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) with the Bombay...

    RANJITH, A. // Golden Research Thoughts; Feb2013, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p1 

    In the words of K.R. Hanumanthan, 'Untouchability is a unique phenomenon in the Hindu Society. It is indeed an Indian Concept whose true import can be understood only in the Indian Context' The English word 'untouchability' gives local expression like 'asparsya' in Sanskrit, 'tittu' in Tamil,...

  • The Rhetoric of Revolution: The Black Consciousness Movement and the Dalit Panther Movement.
    Jefferson, Antonette // Journal of Pan African Studies; 2008, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p46 

    The liberation of oppressed people is a global struggle as liberation movements echo one another in proclaiming rights of equality, freedom and liberty inherent to all human beings. The marginalized constituents respond to oppression by donning the armor of struggle to wrest free from the chains...

  • Gandhi and Ambedkar.
    LAL, VINAY // Introducing Hinduism; 4/ 1/2005, p22 

    The article discusses the endeavors of Mahatma Gandhi to open Hindu temples to the dalits in India. It was said to be vigorously opposed by the Dalit leader B. R. Ambedkar since he saw it as an attempt of the sect to stultify their aspirations to lead free lives. When Ambedkar converted to...

  • The Vibrant Voices of Contemporary Dalit Poets in Telugu.
    Bharathi, Thummapudi // IUP Journal of Commonwealth Literature; Jul2009, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p52 

    The struggle of Dalits against casteist tradition has a long history. The primary motive of Dalit literature is the protest and liberation of Dalits. In modern India, Dalit literature got impetus in Maharastra due to the legacy of Jothirao Phule and Dr. B R Ambedkar. Dr. Ambedkar, who entered...

  • Embattled legatees.
    Bharathi, Thummapudi // Sahara Time; 7/6/2013, Vol. 11 Issue 527, p10 

    The article focuses on politics of the minority caste Dalit in the states of Maharashtra, India, and also discusses issues related to the People's Education Society (PES) at Wadala, Mumbai, India, where Indian politician Babasaheb Ambedkar's grandson Anandraj Ambedkar announced himself as the...

  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and his thought on socialism in India: A critical evaluation.
    Aditya Ray, Ishita; Ray, Sarbapriya // International Journal of Human Sciences; Jul-Dec2012, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p236 

    In establishing an egalitarian society in India which is based on liberty, equality and fraternity and social justice, Ambedkar, the great Indian Constitution maker, struggled to find out avenues and means - intellectual, organizational and in terms of programs throughout his life. This study...

  • End of a Steep Climb.
    Aditya Ray, Ishita; Ray, Sarbapriya // New Republic; 12/17/56, Vol. 135 Issue 25, p5 

    Focuses on the struggle of social activist B.R. Ambedkar for upliftment of untouchables in the Hindu society in India. Comment of Ambedkar regarding the Indian Communist Party; Achievements of Ambedkar in professional education and professional life; Reason behind Ambedkar's acceptance to...

  • Prescription trends of topical corticosteroids in dermatological conditions in Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College.
    Padma, L.; Komala, R.; Mohan, N. T. Madan; Manasa, C. R.; Ramanujam, Ranjani // International Journal of Biological & Medical Research; 2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p2898 

    BACKGROUND: Currently, topical corticosteroids are most frequently used in dermatological practice. Over the years, research has focused on strategies to optimize potency and, in particular, the anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive capacity of these drugs, while minimizing the systemic...

    Karmakar, Debabrata // Indian Streams Research Journal; Dec2013, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p1 

    This paper aims at exploring Gandhi's attitude to untouchables through the narrative of Mulk Raj Anand's Untouchable. As literary work and historical document interrogate and correlate each other in order to decipher History, I juxtapose B. R. Ambedkar's "what congress and Gandhi Have Done to...

  • Towards a postcolonial critical literacy: Bhimayana and the Indian graphic novel.
    Nayar, Pramod K. // Studies in South Asian Film & Media; Jan2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p3 

    This article argues that the graphic novel of BR Ambedkar's life, Bhimayana, generates a postcolonial critical literacy. Critical literacy forces the reader to link personal experiences with socio-historical and institutional power relations, and alerts us to reflect on issues of otherness in...

  • Ambedkar and the Constitution of India: A Deweyan Experiment.
    Maitra, Keya // Contemporary Pragmatism; Dec2012, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p301 

    This essay explores the democratic ethos championed by Dewey in the context of the Indian constitution. Ambedkar, the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution, studied with Dewey at the Columbia University during 1913-16, and often credits Dewey for a lasting impression on...

  • Questions of Reading and Readership of Pictorial Texts: The Case of Bhimayana, a Pictorial Biography of Dr. Ambedkar.
    Oza, Vasvi // Journal of Writing in Creative Practice; Nov2011, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p351 

    Bhimayana (2010) is a pictorial biography of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (1891-1956), a very important Indian leader whose struggles and writings about uprooting the caste system from the Indian society have been of crucial relevance for contemporary struggles by dalits and adivasis (tribals) in...

  • Nehru, Ambedkar Didn't Object to Cartoon.
    Oza, Vasvi // News India Times; 06/01/2012, Vol. 43 Issue 22, p3 

    The article discusses the differences in reaction between Indian politicians as of 2012 and earlier ones, such as B. R. Ambedkar and Jawaharlal Nehru, on popular art that is common to democracies. It highlights Shankar's cartoon regarding Ambedkar who was harried by Nehru in the framing of the...

    Fulmali, Kanchan Shridhar; Dahanukar, M. L. // Global Conference on Business & Finance Proceedings; 2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p267 

    In India, the backward classes' movement has passed through various stages and each stage characterized by different aims and objectives. Shudras are the deprived people those were not acquired education in those days. They were lagging behind in education so they did not get proper job, it...

    RAPHAEL, BENITA; MAJEED, SHAIKH SHAKEEL ABDUL // Golden Research Thoughts; Jan2013, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p1 

    This survey study was conducted with the objective of reflecting on the relevance of the thoughts of Dr. Ambedkar for the marginalized in contemporary India by the sample of teachers (50) and students (105) drawn from the English Medium Secondary School of Amravati City. The tool used was...

    Rayannavar, Basappa; Mugali, S. Y. // Indian Streams Research Journal; Feb2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1 

    The Poona Pact of 1932 actually is an agreement between the Hindu leaders and the Dalit representatives. It took place on 24th September, 1932 at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune. The British Government which thought of giving independence to India invited the delegates of India from various classes...


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